Government and Politics

Published on May 13, 2021 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Republicans sought to rewrite the history of the Jan. 6 insurrection during a rancorous congressional hearing Wednesday. They...
Published on May 11, 2021 - Page 4
STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Eduardo Rovetto is hoping Vermont’s reinstated requirement people collecting unemployment benefits must seek work will help him...
Published on May 11, 2021 - Page 6
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department on Monday launched its $350 billion program to distribute aid to state and local governments. Biden...
Published on April 29, 2021 - Page 2
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden declared Wednesday night in his first address to a joint session of Congress “America is rising anew.” He...
Published on April 25, 2021 - Page 20
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon panel is recommending decisions to prosecute service members for sexual assault be made by independent authorities, not...
Published on April 16, 2021 - Page 17
WASHINGTON (AP) —The top watchdog for the U.S. Capitol Police told a House committee Thursday there is a need for a culture change within the force...
Published on April 13, 2021 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden wants Congress to know he’s sincere about cutting a deal on infrastructure. But the White House is also...
Published on April 9, 2021 - Page 7
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department said this week it has issued more than 156 million payments as part of President Joe Biden’s coronavirus...
Published on April 9, 2021 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —On Thursday, President Joe Biden announced a half-dozen executive actions to combat what he called an “epidemic and an international...
Published on April 6, 2021 - Page 16
WASHINGTON (AP) —More Americans disapprove than approve of how President Joe Biden is handling the sharply increasing number of unaccompanied migrant...
Published on April 6, 2021 - Page 16
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a case over former President Donald Trump’s efforts to block critics from his personal...
Published on April 5, 2021 - Page 3
HARRISBURG (AP) —Vaccine passports being developed to verify COVID-19 immunization status and allow inoculated people to more freely travel, shop and...
Published on April 3, 2021 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s first Cabinet meeting looked different from those of his predecessor. Biden’s full Cabinet met this week in...
Published on March 28, 2021 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats seized on new voting restrictions in Georgia to focus attention on the fight to overhaul federal election laws. Party...
Published on March 26, 2021 - Page 5
The suspect in the shooting at a Boulder, Colorado, supermarket and the shootings at three massage businesses in the Atlanta area are the latest...
Published on March 25, 2021 - Page 9
Voting mostly along party lines, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed former Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be the nation’s...
Published on March 24, 2021 - Page 6
HARRISBURG — U.S. Postal Service investigators did not find evidence of any backdated presidential election ballots in the post office in Erie,...
Published on March 24, 2021 - Page 7
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem initially appeared eager to deliver a win to social conservatives on a top, culture war issue...
Published on March 20, 2021 - Page 3
WASHINGTON (AP) —Former President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach club has been partially closed because of a COVID outbreak. That’s according to several...
Published on March 20, 2021 - Page 17
ATLANTA (AP) — President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris offered solace to Asian Americans and denounced the scourge of racism hidden “in...
Published on March 19, 2021 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) —The House voted Thursday to unlatch a gateway to citizenship for young Dreamers, migrant farm workers and immigrants who’ve fled war...
Published on March 17, 2021 - Page 5
CHESTER (AP) — President Joe Biden turned up at a minority-owned flooring business in suburban Philadelphia on Tuesday to highlight how his $1.9...
Published on March 17, 2021 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Joe Biden’s views on gun regulation have evolved along with his party — from reluctance to impose too many restrictions...
Published on March 15, 2021 - Page 3
JEANNETTE (AP) —When Joe Biden visited this corner of southwestern Pennsylvania in the final weeks before the election, his goal wasn’t to win it so...
Published on March 12, 2021 - Page 5
WASHINGTON (AP) —Emboldened by their majorities in the House and Senate, Democrats are making a new push to enact the first major new gun control...
Published on March 6, 2021 - Page 3
WASHINGTON (AP) —Rep. Eric Swalwell, who served as a House manager in Donald Trump’s last impeachment trial, filed a lawsuit Friday against the...
Published on March 5, 2021 - Page 10
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday made it harder for longtime immigrants convicted of a crime to avoid deportation. Justice Neil...
Published on March 3, 2021 - Page 4
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) —The Biden administration’s plan to funnel more coronavirus aid into states with greater unemployment has irked governors with...
Published on March 2, 2021 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress begins debate this week on sweeping voting and ethics legislation, Democrats and Republicans can agree on one thing: If...
Published on March 1, 2021 - Page 4
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Saturday it will appeal a judge’s ruling that found the federal government’s eviction moratorium was...